Attack of the Racoons.

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  1. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060822/D8JLHKG81.html
     
  2. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    So, um, wild animals are behaving, er, wildly?

    Duh?
     
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    I can't wait for attack of the wild vicious beavers.
     
  4. Rodimus Prime

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    The racoons around here tend to not carry off dogs.
     
  5. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    "Get These M-Fin' Raccoons off MY M-F'in Back Porch!!!"

    sorry.
     
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    Problem solved
     
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    Spooky thing is this is pretty close to where i live. we have neighborhood racoons, and one time they actually kept my wife from getting in her car. she just went back inside until it left, because it wouldn't let her past.
     
  8. Seth Buzzard

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    Only two things have ever made my cat puff up his tail, raccoons and the earth quake we had a couple weeks ago.
     
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    Yet they look so cute on the TV.

    I expect to hear Tim Bedore talk about this in his next Animal Conspiracy talk.
     
  10. drippy

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    Out here it's not atypical.

    *shrug*
     
  11. FreshDebesh

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    My uncle tried to get a racoon off our roof at 2 am by trying to hose it off. I think my uncle won.
     
  12. Chaos Muffin

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    Another good way to get rid of them (from experience) Is to just give them whiskey. Then they just fall off of whatever. Can never figure out how they get up on those roofs though. (we used to get them all over the garage roofs we rented)

    They'll eat or drink anything and never get full it seems. Even gave them orange jalepenos and they ate them like candy.
     
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    We have raccoons out the yin-yang, I run at them and roar like a monster and they run away.

    I am manly.
     
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    I'm not familiar with the laws in Washington but why don't people just shoot the raccoons (or have them shot) if they're causing this many problems? They're avoiding the traps (for the most part) so why not just blow the little buggers away?
     
  17. NotFastEnuff

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    I by no means condone any kind of cruelty to animal, but I kinda agree with $5Hotrod. Poison them or something. If they really are that big of a menace, something drastic is gonna have to be done. I wonder how old the subdivison is. If it's kinda new, this wouldn't surprise me as much. Critters are getting less and less afraid of us. THey're gonna take over.... :p 

    I just can't help but see visions of little cartoon racoons carrying off a dog over their heads when I read that.
     
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    I've been having to walk by a decomposing racoon on my way to school :(  Poor guy. No idea why no one has been sent to fucking move it. I wish I had the courage to move it myself.
     
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    You don't ned courage, just a good shovel and a strong swinging action.
    An enemy to aim it at is optional :D 
     

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